My Own Terms #Tanka #Poetry

A tanka written by Lee Sonogan

Fail on Your Own Terms |

My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. – Arthur Conan Doyle

Accentuate tidings.

Renown evolvement geared,

Play on these heartstrings.

Respecting heroes revered,

Awned feat donation settlings.

Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash. – Louis Aragon

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